For most of August, Yosemite National Park—heck, the whole Sierra range—was pummeled by the kind of thunderstorm, complete with hail, that I associate with summers back East.
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Evidence of past water (and possibly life) on Mars, brought to you by the West. They’re celebrating in Pasadena today, at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, over the news that the JPL-designed Mars rover Curiosity’s landing site shows evidence that it was once covered by fast-moving water. No one is happier than NASA’s Adam Steltzner, who told Sunset last month that […]